DIY Gift For Mom: Mini Album in a Pocket Watch


I don’t know of many moms who don’t like to keep photos of their babies handy- even when their babies aren’t really babies anymore, or if they are four-legged fur babies. This DIY gift for mom mini album project makes a fun gift  for grandmothers too, or really anyone who would like a unique way to display some precious photos. Supplies needed to make your own mini album pocket watch DIY gift for mom: Xyron Sticker Maker Large Steampunk Pocket {Read More}

Penguin DIY Ornaments & Gift Tags


It’s the most wonderful time of the year–Christmas Crafting Time!  At the moment I am a little obsessed with creating as many adorable little DIY ornaments and tags as possible (are ya with me?).  I am particularly excited to share this Christmas penguin project with you today because it is cute, it’s (so) easy AND it can double as either felt DIY ornaments OR paper gift tags.  Cool, right? Plus, I made a free printable template for this project.  This {Read More}

Easy Thanksgiving Table Decorations

Super easy way to make Thanksgiving Table Decorations with just few supplies!

Halloween is just around the corner so you know what that means…time to start thinking about Thanksgiving! Hah, no worries, you’ve got plenty of time to start planning your holiday menu and table. Just in case time gets away and you find yourself needing some easy Thanksgiving table decorations, I’ve come up with four fun ways to use the Darice® Autumn Leaves Die Cut Shapes! Supplies needed to make your own Thanksgiving table decorations: Darice® Autumn Leaves Craft Dies. Die {Read More}

Easy Halloween DIY Pillow Box Project


Halloween is fast-approaching, and if you’re like me and just starting to get ready (haha) then I bet you’re gathering some fast and simple ideas to celebrate!  Today I’m showing you how to make this DIY pillow box project in seasonal colors and how adding stickers can turn a simple handout into a special Halloween treat.  These boxes are great for candy, but also work perfectly for non-candy treat ideas like temporary tattoos, stickers, bracelets, kazoos (oh yes, I’m that parent) {Read More}

Paper Crafts Project: Paper Party Decor {With the Silhouette Cameo!}


I love making paper crafts so much that I’m usually looking for any excuse to make more. Parties are the perfect reason to break out your paper crafting skills. With the Silhouette Cameo cutting machine, you can easily make just about any decor you need. For this Fall paper crafts party, I decided to go with a little bit of a non-traditional color scheme. Pumpkin, mint, kraft and white. I love it! Supplies needed to make your own paper crafts {Read More}

DIY Luminary Cityscape

LED luminaries

With nights getting earlier and the sunrise coming later, it sometimes seems like we are living in the dark!  Instead of lamenting the lack of sun, let’s celebrate it with some fun, new (and safe!) luminaries. I decided to go with golden bags for a true “glow” from within and the plaid edger punch for two different effects.  The first is a simple plaid border cutout around the top of the bags, creating little pockets of light at the top {Read More}

Mini Birthday Album…in a Box!


I like to make mini-albums. I think it has something to do with having the instant gratification of a finished project, as opposed to my family scrapbook albums which are added to page by page, but will never actually be finished! I especially like making mini-albums that are unique. I had photos from my twins’ ninth birthday ready to be added to the family album, and decided to make a “gift box” mini-album out of the photos. I literally started {Read More}